Overview of Gauze Swabs

Our range of supply includes the following variants:

  • FES-TUPF®- triangular hat-style form based on the FESMED technology;
  • Ball-shaped gauze swabs, cut edges held inside tightly by way of a rubber ring;
  • Ball-shaped gauze swabs, without a rubber ring

Description and application:

  • 100% cotton, aseptic gauze, Ph. Eur., type 20;
  • to halt bleeding and for surgical cleaning, as well as for large-area skin disinfection.

Packaging:

  • Non-sterile: Packed in pressure seal bags;
  • Sterile: Sealed in special-paper bags with sterilisation indicator, packed in a collapsible box

Sizes:

The various size designations found on the market are compared below to facilitate orientation. The number of the FESMED designation is used as the reference size.

Number Description FES-TUPF®
Triangular, hat-style form Side length
Ball-shaped gauze swabs,
without rubber ring
Ø
Ball-shaped gauze swabs,
with rubber ringØ
3 Lentil-size Approx. 1.0 cm    
4 Pea-size Approx. 1.3 cm    
6 Bean-size Approx. 1,5 cm    
9 Hazelnut-size Approx. 2,0 cm   Approx. 2,0 cm
12 Walnut-size Approx. 3,5 cm   Approx. 2,5 cm
15x15 Walnut-size   Approx. 2,5 cm  
20x20 Plum-size   Approx. 3,0 cm  
15 Plum-size Approx. 5,0 cm   Approx. 3,5 cm
15b Egg-size   Approx. 4,0 cm  
30 Extra-large   Approx. 6,0 cm  
40 Extra-large   Approx. 7,0 cm